Updated August 2023
Saudi Arabia is appealing to Indians due to its spiritual significance, historical landmarks, cultural exchange, business opportunities, and the blend of traditional and modern experiences. If you are planning a trip to the Kingdom, it is important to acquaint yourself with the different flight schedules and travel guidelines pertaining to Saudi Arabia.
Read on as Wego covers the latest news, flight schedules and guidelines regarding travel from India to Saudi Arabia.
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India to Saudi Arabia tourism news
The Saudi government announced that it has decided to replace the traditional stickers placed on passports with QR codes for data reading purposes for all visas issued from its missions in India. this new regulation has been implemented in the Saudi missions of seven countries, including India, since 1 May. You can read more about this reform through our news piece on the topic.
You can find the list of VFS Tasheer Visa Centers for Saudi Arabia in India through the official website. These offices serve as authorized visa partners for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, providing efficient and secure administrative visa services.
India – Saudi Arabia flights
For complete schedules and bookings for India – Saudi Arabia flights, please visit our flights page. Given below are three major airlines currently flying from the Kingdom to India.
Please note that prices are accurate for the period of August – September 2023.
- Delhi – Jeddah: 1 direct flight and a few connecting flights a week. Ticket prices starting from INR 38,162
- Mumbai – Jeddah: 1 direct flight and multiple connecting flights a week. Ticket prices starting from INR 35,873
- Delhi – Riyadh: 2 direct flights and multiple connecting flights a week. Ticket prices starting from INR 29,438
- Mumbai – Riyadh: 1 direct flight and multiple connecting flights a week. Ticket prices starting from INR 30,185
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- Delhi – Riyadh: multiple connecting flights a week. Ticket prices starting from INR 26,099
- Mumbai – Riyadh: 1 direct flight and multiple connecting flights every day. Ticket prices starting from INR 29,717
- Delhi – Jeddah: 1 direct flight and multiple connecting flights a week. Ticket prices starting from INR 30,158
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Spicejet operates flights to cities in Saudi Arabia including Jeddah and Riyadh.
- Mumbai – Jeddah: 1 direct flight 3 days a week. Ticket prices starting from INR 25,652
- Delhi – Jeddah: multiple connecting flights 3 days a week. Ticket prices starting from INR 28,770
Please visit Wego for SpiceJet full schedule.
India to Saudi Arabia travel guidelines
According to the latest update from Saudi Embassy in New Delhi, Indian people would no longer need to submit police clearance documents to obtain a visa to Saudi Arabia as a part of the two nations’ efforts to further improve bilateral relations.
Vaccination, testing and quarantine requirements for Indians and foreigners have been lifted.
Hajj 2024 from India
Following success in the Hajj pilgrimage in 2023, Saudi Arabia is now preparing to once again welcome pilgrims from all over the world to perform the Hajj, including those from India.
As of now, the dates for Hajj 2024/1445H have yet to be confirmed. However, the Saudi Ministry for Hajj and Umrah revealed that the first batch of pilgrims will arrive at the Kingdom on 9 May next year.
For more details about Hajj 2024 from India, we recommend checking our dedicated article on the topic.